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    Simple Spreadable Butter

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    Rhubarbarella's Note:

    This recipe is for butter that is easy to spread straight from the refrigerator. It is similar to the spreadable real butter spreads you find in the grocery store - only it's much less expensive. It contains less saturated fat than butter. What I like best about this recipe is that I can use my favorite unsalted, organic, cultured butter. For the oil, I like to use an expeller pressed safflower oil with added vitamin E. It has a very mild flavor. Sometimes, I also like to use an 80% canola 20% olive commercial blend for the oil. 100% Olive oil can be used, but the finished product tastes strongly of olive oil. I like how this butter works in sautes, too. Due to the addition of the oil, it doesn't burn as easily as straight butter does. The butter will become very soft (almost runny) if left out of the fridge. Be sure to return it straight to the cooler when you are finished with it.

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    • 4 ounces butter, softened
    • 1/4 cup safflower oil (or your choice of oil)


    1. 1
      In a bowl, use a whisk or a mixer to whip the butter.
    2. 2
      Gradually mix in the oil. Whisk until smooth.
    3. 3
      Transfer to an airtight container and store in the refrigerator.
    4. 4
      This recipe can easily be doubled or tripled. Any extra butter spread will freeze well in an airtight container.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 18, 2012


      A wonderful economical tasty alternative to buying the already made stuff. I bought salted butter on sale and made a few batches and froze some for later use. This is a keeper for me!

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    • on November 17, 2011


      This was really good! The oil didn't change the taste of the butter at all. Thanks for sharing!

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    • on June 27, 2009


      Perfect! I will always use this recipe from now on. Thank you so much for posting it.

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    Nutritional Facts for Simple Spreadable Butter

    Serving Size: 1 (10 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 16

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 80.9
    Calories from Fat 82
    Total Fat 9.1 g
    Saturated Fat 3.9 g
    Cholesterol 15.2 mg
    Sodium 50.6 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 0.0 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
    Sugars 0.0 g
    Protein 0.0 g

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